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Student Clubs

To Rule is Easy…Governing is Difficult

Whatever your talents and interests, it’s easy to get involved at South Mountain Community College. There are nearly 20 clubs and organizations affiliated with SMCC’s Student Life & Leadership Office. Did you know that we have a Bilingual Student Nursing Association and a Business Club? Or maybe you want to network with others pursuing the same career, like future educators in Club Teach. There are many clubs to choose from, so get connected! Join an SMCC student organization today – and if you don’t see a club that interests you, start a new one!

Field of Interest (FOI): Visual and Performing Arts 

Open to any student interested in art. The club seeks to promote camaraderie and a place of connection between those who create art and those who love art.


Behavioral Health Services (BHS)

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As the Behavioral Health Sciences Club at South Mountain Community College, we strive to serve our community by participating in educational events. We learn from guest speakers and leaders in the field of Behavioral Health and Psychology. As a club, we create a community and a sense of family while learning and supporting each other. As a B.H.S member you will have an opportunity to learn about jobs & career opportunities in Behavioral Health, Psychology, and Social Services.

Mission: The Behavioral Health Sciences (BHS) club is dedicated to promoting understanding of behavioral health issues including but not limited to mental illness, mental health, social services, and careers in the behavioral health sciences through engagement in student life, community service, and leadership development.

“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” - Winnie the Pooh


Field of Interest (FOI): Culture and Society 


The purpose of the Black Student Union (BSU) is to promote activities of common interest, as well as cultural and educational benefit, for all students.


To provide a vehicle for Black students to gain access to resources that will enable them to:

  • Increase educational knowledge
  • Maximize scholarship opportunities
  • Develop political awareness
  • Expand employment/promotional opportunities
  • Enhance quality of life

In addition, the objective on campus is to continue to promote community and self enrichment by way of community service and volunteerism. The Black Student Union will continue to provide a forum for all students to voice their differences, goals, and ideas. Furthermore, BSU encourages cooperation between its member organizations, the student body and the community as a whole.


Christian Challenge SMCC

Christian Challenge is a place for you to…

Experience vibrant friendships that are authentic and meaningful. A place for you to be transformed and molded by a Christ-centered community that is concerned with your growth as an individual. Where you can meet other Christian students, who share your similar viewpoints and struggles.  Christian Challenge SMCC is a chapter of the larger Christian Challenge AZ and a national college ministry.

Learn more about Christian Challenge club by checking this Christian Challenge Video

Our Mission

We exist to engage college students with the Gospel, develop disciples of Jesus Christ, and mobilize servant leaders for the church.

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Field of Interest (FOI): Culture and Society 

The goals of this club shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Increase student involvement in all appropriate facets of campus life.
  • Provide an opportunity where students may experience personal, social, intellectual and spiritual development.
  • Present an environment in which intra and interpersonal relationships can be strengthened through interaction among people from all walks of life.
  • Promote American Indian culture to the student body of SMCC.
  • Promote membership of this club to all SMCC students.

Field of Interest (FOI): Education 

Provide opportunities for future educators to interact with peers, develop leadership skills, and make a difference in our community both internal and external. Provide an environment for the discussion of teaching and learning. 


Field of Interest (FOI): Computer and Information Technology

Dedicated to promoting understanding of computers and information technology including but not limited to coding, software development, and web development through engagement in student life, community service, and leadership development.


Field of Interest (FOI): Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management 

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

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Field of Interest (FOI): Culture and Society 

The International Friends Club provides a place where students exchanged ideas, cultures, and experiences. 


Field of Interest (FOI): Culture and Society 

To stimulate a strong interest in successful completion and provide fellowship among the male students of color and promote academic success and advice among members.

George Evans Minority Male Initiative Transfer Scholarship

The purpose of the George Evans Minority Male Initiative Transfer Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to Male Empowerment Network (MEN) scholars who are transferring from one of the Maricopa Community Colleges to Arizona State University (ASU). 

Students can attend any of the ASU locations. 

Scholarship awards are for $1250. Up to three scholarships will be awarded.

The scholarship funds may be used for tuition, books, or technology needs.

Funds will be forwarded from the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation to ASU as a scholarship award.

Application is currently closed.

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